Forest Schooling

Our forest schoolers have thoroughly enjoyed building dens to keep themselves safe and dry in the woods. Super team work and collaboration by everyone!

A Surprise Visitor

Hillside had a surprise visitor in assembly. It was Strider from living streets, who had come along with Craig to encourage everyone to be involved in more active travel when getting to school. If children travel to school at least twice a week either on foot, a bike, a scooter or parking and striding, then […]

Year 5 RAF Science Park

Year 5 had a fantastic morning at the RAF science park. There were lots of exhibits to explore and plenty of hands on learning. As always, the children were super ambassadors representing Hillside!

Are you looking after someone else’s child?

Are you looking after someone else’s child? If you are looking after someone else’s child this may be what is called a Private Fostering arrangement. Private fostering is different from the type of fostering that most people will be familiar with because private fostering doesn’t require you to make an application to the local authority […]

Year One’s Maps

Year One have been doing a local study – they walked to Milton and mapped their route, labelling what they saw. They have also taken a tour of school yesterday and then very cleverly have drawn their own maps and even created a key! Ask them how they drew their buildings and added it to […]

Key Strings Assembly – KS2

KS2 have enjoyed their visit from Mr Mosedale and Mr Lycett from Key Strings. As always, the show was very entertaining and had the children in fits of laughter. The children have loved learning about instruments and history through the use of music and all left the hall with beaming smiles.

Key Strings Assembly – EYFS & KS1

Our EYFS and KS1 children have had a lot of fun during their Key Strings assembly this morning. There has been lots of laughing, singing and clapping. Lots of children have volunteered to play the different instruments too. Well done to our Nursery class who have sat, listened and interacted so well in their first […]

Community Fund Award

Four representatives from our School Council went to Baddeley Green Working Men’s Club last night to find out the result of their bid… they were successful! The panel were very impressed with their presentation and hard work, alongside the rest of the school council. Well done!

Our Reading Culture

At Hillside, we realise how important it is to be positive role models for our children and to foster a love for reading. The teachers and staff are now bringing the current book they are reading into school every day so that they can join in quiet reading time with the children. We are certain […]

A few reminders regarding uniform:

Nail paint should only be clear if worn. Long hair should be tied back. Hair accessories should be minimal, plain and in school colours. Hair should be kept out of children’s eyes using headbands, clips and slides; again plain using school colours. Jewellery – a pair of plain stud earrings and watches can be worn. Plain […]